Tag Archives: daily life

Financials with a Reader: “I Have ‘X’ Amount of Money. Can I Retire?”

So, I’m curious what the dollar amount of your investments was when you “retired” at 38? Continue reading

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Comparing Comitan, Mexico and San Cristobal, Mexico

Between Comitan and San Cristobal, which is your favorite town? Is it possible to find a fairly inexpensive apartment to rent in Comitan or maybe stay at a hotel for a good long term rate? Continue reading

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A Financial Discussion with a Reader

I am 38 now with a healthy nest egg and income outside of my W2. I have 3 kids from 5 months to age 4. At what point is a safe point to call it quits and focus on family? Continue reading

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The Top Trends In Baby Boomer Travel

Now that many boomers are reaching or in retirement, they’re heading out to travel again. And they have the time and money to do it their way. Continue reading

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I’m Ready to get out of the Rat Race

I’m going to be 61 this year, and I’m ready to hang it up. Continue reading

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I Want to Retire and Travel. Should I Have Kids or Not?

Kids change everything when it comes to retirement, especially for someone middle-aged like me. Continue reading

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Magic Classroom Bringing Education to Rural Villages

In Guatemala 40% of children do not make it through 1st grade. Continue reading

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Memo to family: Do not hyphenate me.

I’m talking tombstone here. You do not have permission to carve in the year of my birth and leave the rest blank. Continue reading

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What Is “Slow Travel?”

We know a man who does some “slow travel” and he lives on $12k a year and seems to be able to manage that fairly well. It’s definitely doable and not impossible. Continue reading

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Following My Passion

Wow. I’ve been following you guys for almost 10 years now!!! I started researching about early retirement when I was 23 and found your site and read your book. Continue reading

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